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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1998.217
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Design for a Clock
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany, Siena
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/312480
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown wash and black chalk on cream antique laid paper, squared in black chalk
Dimensions
41 × 22 cm (16 1/8 × 8 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: Double encircled orb containing cross keys surmounted by a cross, somewhat similar to Briquet 3901
  • inscription: verso, along left edge running from bottom to top, brown ink: arithmetic figures
  • inscription: l.l. edge, brown ink: indecipherable [indication of some form of scale, cut-off]
  • inscription: c.r. down to l.r. edge, brown ink, Italian: indecipherable [fragment of inscription, cut-off]
  • inscription: on lintel, brown ink, Latin: TEMPORA LABVNTVR
Provenance
H. (?) N. Baron von Slingelandt. information from B. Weinreb
H. (?) Bosch Reitz, Laren, Netherlands (?), by descent from his great grandfather. Gt. Grandfather: H. (?) N. Baron von Slingelandt; information from B. Weinreb
B. Weinreb Limited, London, sold to Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., 1980. (Seiden & de Cuevas is now known as Vermeer Associates, Ltd)
Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., Brampton, Ontario, Canada, purchased from B. Weinreb Limited, London, 6, sold to HUAM, 1998.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of an anonymous donor and the Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Fund in honor of F. Gordon and Elizabeth Morrill
Accession Year
1998
Object Number
1998.217
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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